Beach Cafe Terrace

Our beach cafe terrace is a relaxed location for enjoying casual lunches and on weekends breakfast.  By night your own private event space.

By Day.  Beach Cafe Terrace

Our Elwood beach cafe terrace is a relaxed location for enjoying casual cafe lunches, catching up over coffee and on weekends breakfast overlooking Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay.

Wind and weather protected, the Elwood Beach Cafe Terrace is cooled in summer & heated during winter months, making day time alfresco eating & drinking on the beach a year round option.

View our current beach cafe terrace lunch and weekend breakfast menu at the bottom of the page.

The beach cafe terrace is open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch from 12 noon to 3.30pm and on Saturday all day breakfast and lunch is served from to 3.30pm.  Please note a no reservation, walk in policy applies.


A 15% surcharge applies on all public holidays.


By Night.  Beach Cafe Terrace Private Parties

By night our Elwood beach cafe terrace transforms into a waterfront event space, hosting chic cocktail gatherings for up to 80 guests & casually refined sunset dinners for a maximum of 50 people.

View the seated dining & cocktail party options & menus available for evening events in our current Small Party brochure and Small Party image brochure.

The beach Cafe Terrace is available for evening private hire only and events has a fixed 7.30pm commencement time.


Beach Cafe Terrace Lunch Menu  

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 3.30pm

The Café Terrace has a no reservation, walk in policy.



Minted pea & mozzarella bruschetta  4.0 each

Herb arancini, sweet chilli sauce (3)  8.0

Chilli spiced soft shell crab tempura, noodle salad, chilli aioli (1) 12.0



Quinoa, beans, feta, melon, pomegranate & cranberry salad  15.5

Fish & chips, tartare, salad (grilled or fried)   25.0

Parfait chicken livers, Irish soda bread, crudité salad 18.0

Chicken, duck, pork & pistachio terrine, chilli orange relish, grilled bread 19.0

Grilled beefburger, onion, sweet chilli, tomato relish, salad, house cut chips  22.0


 From the bar

Selection of house baked cakes, served w/cream     8.0

House baked cookies   3.0

More options – change daily


Beach Cafe Terrace Saturday Breakfast Menu

Build your own breakfast, 2 eggs (poached, scrambled or fried) on toast 11.5

w/ hash browns add 3

w/ forest mushrooms add 3

w/ tomato add 3

w/ spinach or hollandaise add 3

w/ sausage or bacon add 3

w/ smoked salmon add 4

Grilled chorizo w/ avocado on sour dough & dukkah crusted poached eggs 16

Poached eggs ‘Benedict’ on sour dough w/ black forest ham & hollandaise 16

Poached egg w/ smoked salmon, sweet corn & chive fritter, tomato, onion & avocado salsa w/sweet chilli 17.5

Toasted house muesli w/ yoghurt & red berry compote 8.5

Fruit toast or sour dough w/ homemade preserves 5


Coffee & tea from Gravity

English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Peppermint, Chamomile, China green sencha, Lemongrass & ginger 4.0

Flat white, cafe latte, cappuccino (reg)  4.0

Large takeaway 4.4

(Soy milk available, additional .40)

Hot chocolate 4

Chai latte 4.5

Iced coffee or chocolate 4.5

If your idea of a special and romantic dining experience is by the waterfront, Sails on the bay restaurant is your best choice in Melbourne.

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